27.09.2013

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the guardian: Why has geoengineering been legitimised by the IPCC?

"This morning's publication of the IPCC's summary for policymakers tells a familiar and gloomy story of the science of climate change. The big surprise is the decision to mention the controversial idea of geoengineering."

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27.09.2013

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The Stranger Blog: Neoliberalism, Geoengineering, and a Great Book by Philip Mirowski

Quots and comments on Philip Mirowski "Never Let a Serious Crisis go to Waste"

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27.09.2013

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ETH-Klimablog: Clouds and aerosols (German)

German climate blog article on uncertainties from clouds and aerosols, plus CE.

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26.09.2013

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Times Weekly: Dear EarthTalk: Solar Geo-Engineering

"What is solar geo-engineering and how can it help stave off global warming?"

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26.09.2013

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Whydah Newsletter: Governance of Geoengineering - A personal view

By Andrew Lockley. "Climate change is here to stay. Principally due to the heat capacity of the oceans, we feel the effect of past emissions. Meanwhile, emissions continue, and there’s still a rush to build carbon-spewing plants and vehicles."

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26.09.2013

# New Publications

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Jamieson, Dale (2013): Some whats, whys and worries of geoengineering

Jamieson, Dale (2013): Some whats, whys and worries of geoengineering. In Climatic Change. DOI 10.1007/s10584-013-0862-9.

"In this paper I discuss the nature of geoengineering, some of its attractions, and some reasons for concern."

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25.09.2013

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the guardian: Why geoengineering suits Russia's carbon agenda

"Russia's call to include geoengineering in the UN's climate report makes sense, given the country's fossil fuel strategy"

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25.09.2013

# New Publications

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Sikka, Tina (2013): An Analysis of the Connection Between Climate Change, Technological Solutions and Potential Disaster Management: The Contribution of Geoengineering Research

Sikka, Tina (2013): An Analysis of the Connection Between Climate Change, Technological Solutions and Potential Disaster Management: The Contribution of Geoengineering Research. In Walter Leal Filho (Ed.): Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg (Climate Change Management), pp. 535–551.

"In this article, the author uses a critical political economy approach to provide a basic topology of the current state of geoengineering research, funding and testing."

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25.09.2013

# Calls & events

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Talk/Lecture: Contested Remedies: Geo-Engineering Proposals and Climate Change

09.10.2013, Nishi-ku, Yokohama

"This seminar will outline some of these developments and a range of technical, political, ethical, economic and policy issues that they raise for science, government, market organizations and civil society."

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25.09.2013

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NewScientist: World won't cool without geoengineering, warns report

"Global warming is irreversible without massive geoengineering of the atmosphere's chemistry. This stark warning comes from the draft summary of the latest climate assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change."

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